Tag: Latin America


Photo courtesy of Presidencia República Dominicana

How Gender Plays a Role in Zika Prevention

Successful programs to prevent the spread of the Zika virus in the Dominican Republic should include a focus on ways in which gender roles may contribute to transmission of the disease, new CCP research suggests.


A worker in Jamaica  speaks with a family about how to eliminate breeding sites of mosquitoes which can spread Zika. © 2018 Stephen Kierniesky, Courtesy of Photoshare

CCP’s Zika Work Praised in New Evaluation

A new external evaluation of USAID's response to a 2015 Zika outbreak commends the role CCP played in sharing timely, accessible information and the progress being made to counter it.